Definition of customize in English:


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transitive verb

(also British customise)
[with object]
  • Modify (something) to suit a particular individual or task.

    ‘the suit can be customized for every skydiving need’
    • ‘Financial advisers worth their salt will customize a plan to suit the individual customer.’
    • ‘Several IT companies in India spend their time customizing software to suit the requirements of their clients.’
    • ‘The front grill and the interiors were customised to suit the customer.’
    • ‘‘We also customise certain designs to suit their needs,’ he added.’
    • ‘If they don't like coffee then they can customise their coffee to suit their tastes.’
    • ‘Over time, I see students working more on modifying standard components in the Revit libraries and customizing them for their individual projects.’
    • ‘The most important trimmed battery power requirements by modifying and customizing operating system software and hardware.’
    • ‘Just as long as the rules are agreed upon before play begins, there should be no problem in customising the rules to suit your own needs.’
    • ‘Can certain parts of the course be customised to suit your exact needs if necessary?’
    • ‘Further, the technology is fully customised to the individual patient's eye.’
    • ‘One can even customise dialer tones for individual callers.’
    • ‘Modifying or customizing a vehicle has also become a trend among car enthusiasts nowadays.’
    • ‘Most experienced herbalists take a base formula and customize it for the individual.’
    • ‘Real users can click down through the levels to get to individual scripts that customise each board.’
    • ‘More new features will be added later this year, which will allow individuals to customise the site, according to their needs.’
    • ‘This new look is actually a template available to anyone but I went ahead and customised it a little to suit my needs.’
    • ‘These menus allow players to customize gameplay without having to know any programming.’
    • ‘Right clicking brings up an easy to navigate menu that lets you customize your weapons on the fly.’
    • ‘Every bike is unique because everyone customises their bike to reflect their individual personalities.’
    • ‘Using these crucial inputs, customised footwear is made for individual patients.’



/ˈkəstəˌmīz/ /ˈkəstəˌmaɪz/